Cranberry Molasses Cookies
Cranberry Molasses Cookies Recipe

Cranberry Molasses Cookies

These soft cookies, made with light butter, are spiced with molasses and full of goodness.

36
cookies
20 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 05 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/4 cup low fat plain yogurt

1/4 cup mild flavor molasses

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 (6-ounce) package (1 1/4 cups) sweetened dried cranberries

1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped, toasted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375ºF.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine brown sugar and light butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add yogurt, molasses and eggs; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in 3/4 cup cranberries and 2/3 cup walnuts.

  4. STEP 4

    Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of dough onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Press remaining cranberries and walnuts onto top of each cookie. Bake 9-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and centers are set. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Store cooled cookies in container with tight-fitting lid.

Tip #1

Freeze cookies for up to 1 month in resealable plastic food bag. Let stand at room temperature until thawed.

Nutrition

110Calories
4Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
19Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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